The first wave of wearable tech is already here: fitness devices like NikeFuel band have set the stage for a burgeoning business.
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If you think the most vulnerable regions are autocratic regimes or civil war zones, think again. Many countries or regions are at severe risk of disconnection.
China could ease its one-child policy to address a rapidly aging population -- but as this video shows, rules aren't the only thing stopping Chinese families from expanding.
A patent filed by Apple describes a wind tech design that converts rotational energy into heat, and can then release it to generate electricity on demand.
Midnight Message Delivery app suspended after a student was able to read private messages meant for other users. By Josh Halliday
Loyola University in Chicago is taking sustainability to a new level.
A former Australian schoolboy has launched an iPhone app after attracting US$1 million ($1.2 million) from tech-savvy and celebrity investors.
Polish paleontologists have uncovered what they believe to be the world's oldest turtle fossil in the southern city of Poreba.
Astronomers have found a planet that's the closest you can get to Earth in location and size, right next door to our solar system.
Inadequate sewage systems and the lack of toilets in much of the developing world have created a major public health and environmental crisis. Now various innovators are promoting new kinds of toilets and technologies that use little or no water and recycle the waste.